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The Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls is both the original Rock n Roll Camp for Girls non-profit organization based in PortlandOregonUnited Statesand the common name associated with the Girls Rock Camp movement of youth organizations for girls inspired by the original camp in Portland. The camp in Portland gives girls ages 8—18 the opportunity to learn rock instruments, form bands, write songs, and perform. The mostly volunteer and female staff strives to inspire self-esteem and mutual support among diverse campers within this rock band framework.
The first camp was held in August Inspired by the work from the original Portland project, there are now Girls Rock Camps all over the globe.
Finland and Australia Girls Rock! Each camp is independently run, but organizers exchange ideas and share approaches by way of the international Girls Rock Camp Alliance. The Rock n Roll Camp for Girls mission is expanding as people become inspired to start chapters in their hometowns all over the world. Each camp is put together by the community it represents, and because of this many camps offer different versions of similar programming. The purpose of the GRCA is to create a physical and a virtual space for camps to share ideas and resources, as well as a space for organizers of camps to meet in person and gain inspiration from each other.
The GRCA holds one conference a year where organizers from individual camps gather to skill build, resource share, build community, and talk about different camp philosophies as well as movement building. It is a documentary that follows the stories of three young girls through their week at the Rock n Roll Camp for Girls in Portland, Oregon.
Many Girls Rock Camps offer programs other than a summer camp, but with the same ideology. Programs that are offered by some Girls Rock Camps include but are not limited to: Ladies Rock Camps, after school programs, and special events. Ladies Rock Camp or in some places Womens Rock Camp is usually a day program where adult women are exposed to similar workshops and musical instrument instruction that girls receive during summer camp.
After school programs differ depending on the location, but range from totally music driven programming to community and school focused programs. Many Girls Rock Camps offer special events during the year ranging from movie nights to concerts. Queer Rock Camp in Olympia, Washington, is a week long summer camp program for queer youth ages 12—21 that was inspired by the Rock n Roll Camp for Girls program.
Like Girls Rock Camps, they seek to empower queer youth through music, creativity, expression, and workshops that aim to foster those goals. New York Times.
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